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Congratulations to Thomas Jefferson School of Law's Newest Attorneys

June 15, 2016

On Wednesday, June 1st, Thomas Jefferson School of Law bar passers, their families and friends along with Thomas Jefferson School of Law Board of Trustees members, alumni, faculty and staff came...

Casey Clevenger '06 Appointed Drug Court Commissioner for Missouri's 13th Judicial Circuit

June 12, 2016

Missouri’s 13th Judicial Circuit, which covers Boone and Callaway counties, in 2015 hired its first drug court commissioner in more than 14 years. Casey Clevenger was sworn in Nov. 30 and oversees...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law's Veterans Legal Assistance Clinic mentioned in latest edition of the American Bar Association Journal

June 8, 2016

Shellie Bowman still remembers how clearing a lengthy criminal record affected one client at the Veterans Village of San Diego, a comprehensive homeless services agency. The young woman, who did...

Lindsay Petitte

Lindsay Petitte Appointed to Thomas Jefferson School of Law Board of Trustees

June 6, 2016

The Thomas Jefferson School of Law Board of Trustees today announced the appointment of Lindsay Petitte, senior managing consultant with Torrey Partners, to the Thomas Jefferson School of Law...

Retiring Faculty

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Awards Emeritus Status to Retiring Faculty

June 4, 2016

Thomas Jefferson School of Law today announced that emeritus status has been granted to 9 newly retired members of the faculty by the school's Board of Trustees.

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Liam O'Gorman-Hoyt '16 and Sports Law Fellow article published in Front Office Sports

June 1, 2016

You, an organization, oversee one of the biggest entertainment industries in the world; an industry generating an estimated revenue of over $9 billion annually. In 2011 you signed deals granting...

Prof Slomanson with law students Sufa Ratu and Prof Nandan

New Ties for Thomas Jefferson School of Law

May 20, 2016

Last month, Thomas Jefferson School of Law Professor William Slomanson returned from a two week visit to the Islamic University of Indonesia (Yogyakarta) and Atma Jaya Catholic University (Jakarta...

Spring 2016 Graduation

Congratulations Thomas Jefferson School of Law Spring Class of 2016

May 18, 2016

On Saturday, May 14th, the cheers and applause of proud family, friends, and faculty filled Copley Symphony Hall in downtown San Diego as Thomas Jefferson School of Law May graduates...

Marjorie Cohn

Professor Marjorie Cohn: "Michael Ratner’s Death Is a Loss for Freedom, Peace and Justice"

May 16, 2016

Article appeared in Huffington Post, May 16, 2016

 

Legendary human rights lawyer Michael Ratner died Wednesday. His pathbreaking legal and political work on behalf of the...

Anna Romanskaya

Anna Romanskaya ‘07 Becomes Chair of ABA Young Lawyers Division

May 12, 2016

One would think that Anna Romanskaya, who this coming August will be sworn in as Chair of the American Bar Association (ABA) Young Lawyers Division and currently serving her first term as a board...